Peaches From The Banyan Tree
Inside the dream realm, Toshi emerged into a massive grove of banyan and mangrove trees, all altered by the residents of the grove into houses and apartments. The residents, however, were all absent, lending an eerie silence to the area.
"Hello?" Toshi called out, picking her way through the trees, past abandoned houses and dinghies, some appearing to have been hastily moored before the residents cleared out. "Is anyone here?"
There was no answer from the grove-village, aside from the sound of water lapping up against the tree trunks and far off birds in the canopy.
Toshi sighed and kept going through the village, stopping only to peer into the occasional window or knock on a door.
Finding the village strangely vacant, the Demonhunter sat down on the steps to a house with a large porch surrounding the tree.
"Um excuse me, could you help me?" A soft male voice came from behind the Demonhunter, making her perk up and look around.
"Where are you?" Toshi
SC Case File - Ikebana
Supernatural Control Ikebana
A man carrying a small burlap sack raced through the woods surrounding Essex, frantically trying to escape the hooded gorgon pursuing him as the sun went down.
As the man ducked through the trees, trying to both watch behind him and where he was going, he muttered, "What on Earth is a gorgon doing in England?"
Shots rang out around his head, clipping the trees. "And what the HELL is it doing with a GUN?"
The gorgon started gaining on the man, confidently wielding a small Ruger pistol as she leapt through the brush. She slowed down long enough to take aim and get off a clean shot that clipped the man's leg, downing him.
Holstering her gun as she drew closer, the gorgon pushed the hood of her jacket back, eliciting panicked screams from her victim.
"Oh, shut up." The gorgon picked up the sack. "If I could have turned you to stone by looking at you, I would have done it already. But I don't want to do the paperwork."
The man tried to hi